This internship course (CCP:1201) provides students with an opportunity to expand on their internship experiences by developing learning objectives and reflecting on their experience. They are tasked with connecting their internship experience to their academic coursework and their future career goals.  

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Sherry Rhinehart

Sherry Rhinehart

Senior Specialist, Employer Engagement & Experiential Education
Jenny

Jenny Noyce

Associate Director, Experiential Education

Pomerantz Career Center Academic Internship Course 

You can view internship policies regarding Covid-19 here. 

Internship Minimum Requirements 

  • Professional experience which relates to student's major field or career interest 

  • At least 80% professional work 

  • Occupies at least one academic term (fall, spring or summer) 

  • Requires continuous supervision by a professional in the field (not a student) 

  • Must participate in the internship and take the course during the same semester 

  • Must work a minimum of 6 weeks at the internship site 

  • 1-3 satisfactory/unsatisfactory credit hours available based on number of hours working in internship 

  • 1 credit hour for 75 hours of internship experience 

  • 2 credit hours for 150 hours of internship experience 

  • 3 credit hours for 225 hours of internship experience 

  • Check with Honors on additional requirements if you are registering this course for Honors credit 

Student Eligibility 

  • Non-transfer students must have completed 24 semester hours of UI coursework 

  • Transfer students must have completed 12 semester hours of UI coursework 

  • Minimum cumulative and UI 2.0 GPA (if below good academic standing, academic advisor approval is needed) 

  • Cannot be dual enrolled in another internship course 

  • This course is not repeatable 

  • Students must have secured their internship in advance 

Register Your Internship

  • The course has a limited number of spaces available each semester 

  • Engineering students with internships/co-ops should contact Engineering Career Services 

Course Assignments 

Required prior to beginning this course and the internship experience: 

  • Fill out internship reporting record on Handshake with job description and register on MyUI once approved. 

  • Include your site supervisor's email address and add them as an approver - they will be asked via Handshake to approve your participation in the experience. You will not be approved for registration without their approval. 

To be Completed Throughout the Course and Internship Experience 

  • Harassment Bystander Training Online 

  • Schedule of Assignments and Evaluations 

  • Job Responsibilities and Learning Objectives Statement 

  • Journal Reflections 

  • Final Reflection Paper (Incorporating Journals) and Creative Samples 

  • Internship Evaluation completed by Student and Employer